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Cannot setup Drupal anymore

Ever since I switched to a brand new retina MacBook Pro, I'm not able to setup a new Drupal installation anymore... I use MAMP and I configure my vhosts.conf so I can work on virtual hosts (like dev....
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How can I debug white screen when running install script? [duplicate]

I'm doing a fresh install of drupal7 on Ubuntu following these instructions. When I get to the point of running the install script (by pointing the browser at localhost/drupal7/install.php) it just ...
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openatrium installation error? [duplicate]

I installed openatrium locally on Wampserver2.4, after installing all the 186 modules, I goes to site home page, but it show following error how to cope this error
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CKEditor 4 library is not detected by Wysiwyg module

The Wysiwyg installation instructions tell me to Extract the archive and copy its contents into a new folder in the following location: sites/all/libraries/ckeditor So the actual library ...
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Home page links are not working , admin login not working via http://localhost/bi/?q=admin/modules link

I moved a drupal installation from one server to another. Steps I followed: Copied whole directory structure from old server. Exported database from old server. added files to newdomain/drupal ...
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Module Installation: Unable to create directory 'temporary://update-extraction-f781a69c/

I have searched the answers on this site and have found threads like Configuring the temporary directory which refer to this issue but could not arrive at a solution. My setup is Linux (Fedora), ...
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Kickstart installed nothing?

I followed the install directions by deleting all but the /sites folder, copied the files into the drupal dir, deleted the cache but nothing changed except and notice that drupal core needed updating ...
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Access denied for admin user after new drupal 6 install [closed]

I just installed Drupal 6 (Don't ask why) from a fresh install (Version 6.29). I followed the install steps, created an admin user, set the correct time zone, etc. But when I login and attempt to ...
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Getting error message on fresh install

I am trying to install drupal using drush site-install and keep getting the following error at the top of the page. Warning: Illegal string offset 'field' in DatabaseCondition->__clone() (line 1817 ...
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File structure for custom modules in Drupal 7

I want to organize non-core (modules that are not bundled with core) modules in Drupal 7. This is my proposed structure: Contributed modules - downloaded modules that are untouched Custom modules - ...
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field_info_instance returns empty in hook_uninstall

In a custom module, I'm creating a new field and instance for a custom entity type like this: function mymodule_install() { if (!field_info_field('mymodule_field')) { $field = array( .... ); ...
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How can I resolve my fatal error during Drupal installation within XAMPP?

I'm installing Drupal in XAMPP in localhost (I am using Windows). I went to localhost/drupal (which maps with the files on my C drive -> xampp -> htdocs -> drupal) and proceeded. Right after I ...
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Use default installation profile?

I've written a custom installation profile. When running install.php for the first time to install it, I have to select the installation profile I want to use. I then select mine and run the install ...
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Custom maintenance page breaks module install process

I followed the steps on this page: https://drupal.org/node/195435 to style drupal's maintenance page. All well until the moment I try installing another module (doesn't matter which one) via an url. ...
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Create table while installing my custom module

My custom module name is "person" and its .install file has the following code. <?php /** * Implementation of hook_install(). */ function person_install() { drupal_install_schema('person'); } ...
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Site redirects to install.php file over and over again after installation of Drupal [closed]

I installed Drupal-7.x-2.0-alpha5-core in my localhost and installation completed successfully but i can't go into the site after installation. it directs me to the install.php file over and over ...
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Is site safe after a failed module installation?

I was working on a site this morning, and I enabled a whole bunch of modules at the same time. One of the modules threw a PDO exception during the process. What state is the site in at this point? ...
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drush installing drupal through root ssh is causing 500 internal server error

I have installed the drupal 7 using the root ssh user. The overall installation process seems ok within ssh. I have even downloaded and enabled the modules through drush. But when I tried to open the ...
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Can we use a hook_update_N for a module without hook_install?

I am working on a custom module which does not have an install file but nevertheless uses a lot of tables. The one who worked on it previously, created the database tables manually. Now I want to add ...
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Editing Theme In Existing Drupal Site

I work at a non-profit, and the person in charge of the website has left. I have taught myself how to edit the website online through our web log in, but can't figure out how to edit the theme. All ...
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Drush install on RedHat 6 seems to do nothing

I'm trying to get drush installed on a RHEL6 server. I've done the install via pear and also by unpacking the tar ball to /usr/local/share. Both methods result in the same result: typing "drush" from ...
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Post Migrate Development to Live Production Server issue

I'm positive I've successfully done this before but in testing a project today from a localhost Development (Ubuntu) to a live Production server (shared server, general market provider ala Bluehost) I'...
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How to setup hook_install to have a geometry field on a POSTGIS database?

From a module, I would like to create a table containing a POSTGIS geometry field. I guess I need to use hook_install but can't find any definition of a geometry field anywhere. How can I achieve that ...
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Drupal and its modules kept in two different subfolders — possible/how?

New to Drupal... I was wondering if it was possible to install it with the core and the modules kept in separate folders, rather than in a hierarchy. A bit like with WordPress, so to speak: /....
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Installed base them NineSixty - where is it?

I've installed the base theme NineSixty using the URL method without any errors. When I then look for the files I can't find them anywhere. I've looked in the themes directory as well as the sites/all/...
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How to enable insert module in installation profile?

I want to use the insert module for a file field but I can't get it to be enabled programmaticly. Is there a setting like 'insert' => true, or something like that? Is there any documentation about the ...
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Cannot install Search API pages module, due to database errors?

Trying to install search_api_page created repeated database errors about the search_api_page table not being available. Is it a known problem known to happen?
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Changing number of values on a field in installation profile

I am creating an installation profile with multiple fields. For a 'file' field I want to change the number of values. I have two questions about this. Is this an field setting or an instance setting?...
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Hook to import entity data in custom module installation in Drupal 7

What would be 'the best' hook function to use in the custom module installation to import entity data? This is supposed to be a one-time activity during the module installation only, after entity ...
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How can I reproduce a Drupal install without using an installation profile

I need to be able to re-create a Drupal install (as a sub-domain) using the minimal install profile, but I then need to: Install and configure a few additional modules Configure a few content types ...
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Programatically created node type does not display title field

I have created a new node type within a module (for Drupal 7). I have created fields for it programatically as well and they all display. The one problem I am experiencing is that the title field does ...
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Newly created node type is always disabled

I have created a new node type using a custom module on Drupal 7. However when I check the content type under the structure menu item it isn't listed. Looking in the node_type table, I see that it is ...
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After disabling and uninstalling memcached module, I get this PDOException and WSOD? [duplicate]

I´ve cloned my production site in a local Xampp installation. My site has Memcached installed (in the server and I´ve got the drupal memcache module installed). But I´ve got this error at my local ...
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How can I require that browscap.ini / get_browser() is functioning before allow a my module to be installed?

I have a module for my Drupal 7.x installation which needs browscap.ini / get_browser(). The module works perfectly, but I want to make sure the browscap.ini is installed before installing of ...
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How do I skip language selection with installation profile?

I am building an installation profile for Drupal 7 and trying to skip the language selection page. In the .profile file I put the following code: function efocus_install_tasks_alter(&$tasks, $...
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How do I change assigned redirect url to drupal root url? [closed]

Sorry I really don't know how to actually ask this.... But let me explain.... I have my drupal installed in a subdirectory (www.mydomain.com/my-drupal-install). If I type that in the browser url ...
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What are the steps to be undertaken while writing a .install file for drupal 7 module? [closed]

I want to add an table to the database using .install file of a module. I am creating a completely new module which has not been enabled till now. Which are the functions required in the .install file ...
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Uninstall module for which an update is pending?

I have a module for which an update is pending (drush updatedb). Unfortunately the update fails, blocking other updates of course (since it seems impossible to update selectively). Is it safe to I pm-...
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Hook into update/install process callback (Update manager) - providing a custom message after installing a module from URL

After installing a module from a given URL (on admin/modules/install), I can see the following messages: So it outputs 3 links in the "Next steps" list, but I would like to hook into the update ...
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Where can I find the link within admin for running the cleaner module, and how to install it?

I want to run 'Cleaner' (provided by the Cleaner module). But when I go to administer > site > configuration, nothing related to Cleaner is listed. I have searched Drupal.org, where I ...
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Trying to import existing Drupal site to a Linux Mint VM - getting redirected to install.php

I have Apache/MySQL/PHP installed and working, I've imported the database and called it stove and have updated the settings.php file in sites/default/ to use my database's name, username, and password....
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Why do I get the following errors when I install themes and modules on the website locally running on my Mac?

I'm just up and running and everything looks OK. Developing locally on a Mac with XAMPP, I have changed httpd.conf to suite my user and group, and FTP is OK. Now I want to install a new theme using "...
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Remove confirmation page in Drupal Installation Profile

I'm doing some maintenance on a an installation profile I wrote for my small team. One of the annoyances that I am trying to remove is the confirmation page after the install is finished ("...
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Issues with theme on moving drupal website to new server

I have never used drupal before, and just have been tasked with moving a drupal website to a new server. I've moved the files and database successfully - had a bit of a fight with clean urls which ...
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How to import rules on site install?

When I go and export my rule, I get the following: { "rules_vote_points" : { "LABEL" : "Vote points", "PLUGIN" : "reaction rule", "REQUIRES" : [ "userpoints_rules", "voting_rules" ], "...
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problems usings new custom theme

I have created a custom theme for my website. Now, I've started getting some strange problems. After installing Profile2 module, I am not getting view & edit option but it work fine if I use ...
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Installing Drupal 7.22 fails at database configuration step on Win7

I succeeded to install drupal 7.22 on my production server but still fail to have it running on my local EasyPHP running on win7 64b. At database configuration step of the install process I have the ...
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drupal form with password_confirm field not showing validation

I am writing a profile task which allows the installer to create a user account during the installation process. I have built a form for that task which uses the confirm_password field. ...
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Installation Profile: $install_state['task_not_complete'] = TRUE doesn't seem to work

I need to set up multiple user in the last step of my install profile. My idea was to create a form like form_example_tutorial_9 But every time I click on the add_teammember button my form is ...
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Export set variables from site to include in install profile

Is there a module, separate from Features, that can export currently set variables (as you can see if you run drush vget) - in the correct format so that I can copy and paste into the install profile. ...

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